Main: (Gelechiidae / Gelechiinae)
35.153 [B&F: 0773] Pseudotelphusa paripunctella (Thunberg, 1794)

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Nb) in two distinct ecotypes: on woodland edges, heaths and hedgerows (Oak); and on moorland, fens, bogs, damp heathland and mosses (Bog-myrtle). Found throughout the British Isles, but not recorded from the Outer Hebrides, Orkney or Shetland. The race feeding on Oak predominates in southern England, that on Bog-myrtle in northern England and Scotland (MBGBI Vol 4 part 2). In Hampshire very sparsely recorded: in the south at Botley Wood, Browndown, Southsea and Chandler's Ford; in the north at Yateley and Mortimer. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 11-12 mm. The most likely confusion species is Teleiodes wagae, which see for differences. Larva feeds on Oak or Bog-myrtle, living between leaves spun together with silk, over-wintering as a pupa.

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Detail records

SiteVCQtyDateStage
Pennington11110/08/2013Adult
Portsmouth11118/07/1999Adult
Chandlers Ford1101999Adult
Chandler's Ford1102006Adult
Botley Wood11001/07/1978Adult
Botley Wood11122/07/1977Adult
Browndown11412/06/2009Adult
Ashurst11125/07/2010Adult
Ashurst11121/05/2010Adult
Ashurst11104/06/2010Adult
Ashurst11129/05/2009Adult
Ashurst11125/05/2009Adult
Ashurst11124/05/2009Adult
Ashurst11101/05/2011Adult
Ashurst11130/07/2010Adult
Mortimer22123/06/2003Adult
West Park, Lower Breach Copse8106/07/2002Adult
West Park, Lower Breach Copse8121/05/2003Adult
Yateley Common CP ( Central )12130/05/1993Adult
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